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Olympic Alpine Skiing Team Event Results 2018: Switzerland Takes Gold Medal

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Simply, the fastest skier down the mountain wins the gold medal. Taking to the world's largest ramp, big air's leading exponents will each have three runs in which to impress the judges with their tricks, flips and landings. They are not alone in coveting gold, however. Men competed for the bronze medal in the curling and Switzerland won over Canada. The Olympic Athlete from Russian Federation who beat the Czech Republic and Germany that won over Canada will compete in the final of ... Read More »

Korean Women Curlers Advance to Semifinals with Flying Colors

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Canada had won gold at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. "It's fascinating to be on the Olympic stage", said the rink's lead Kim Yeong-mi ahead of the Games. "I'm so proud of my team and how we handled all the feelings all week", Hasselborg said after the semifinals. "With that pressure gone and the desire to get gold over the silver - I'm excited for what that game is going to be like". Read More »

Two shot dead in Zurich, police see no terror link

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A large police presence remains at the scene but Zurich police said that no further information could yet be given . While there has been no explanation for the shooting as of yet, local police in Zurich have said that there is no indication that it is terror related. Read More »

Third body recovered from Ironwood fire

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Two of the three deceased have been identified and an autopsy is scheduled to identify the third victim. According to media reports , authorities in Ironwood are now saying a third body has been pulled from the scene of fire at a business/apartment building early Wednesday morning. Read More »

Police, KHSD address 'BHS' threat

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The threat targeted a school in New Mexico, schools spokesman Stan Simpson said, and an arrest has been made. The episode unfolded less than two weeks after a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida killed 17 students and faculty members in one of the deadliest mass shootings in USA history. Read More »

Kasich Talks About Bipartisan Health Care Plan During DC Appearance

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At a press conference early Friday , Gov. Kasich said, "We don't want to pay for quantity in medicine, we want to pay for quality". The governors urge the federal government to restore insurer subsidies that were stopped by President Donald Trump , triggering sharp increases in premiums this year. Read More »

Bryan Adams coming to PEI

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Bryan Adams is considered of the most exciting live musicians in the world and his energetic performance, effortless stage presence and incredible vocals are guaranteed to thrill and entertain. Read More »

Draft resolution on ceasefire in Syria fails to pass in UNSC

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The Assad regime, the source said, "must seriously pursue a political solution [to the conflict] based on agreed-upon principles laid out in the Geneva 1 Declaration and UN Security Council Resolution 2254". Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire across the country. The draft resolution to be voted on rejects Russia's proposed amendments which would delay any cease-fire. Read More »

Govt to take strict action against financial irregularities: PM Modi

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More than 2000 insolvency professionals& 62 insolvency entities are engaged in solving this. "India's competitiveness is being validated by the entire world today". This, he said, has increased to 3.1 percent in nearly 4 years of NDA government. The prime minister also spoke about his government's social schemes, such as building toilets, and his focus on the health sector. Read More »

Cronaca - Maltempo, in arrivo il gelo

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I bollettini meteorologici prevedono, a partire dalla giornata di sabato 24 febbraio , un brusco calo termico sulla zona alpina e appenninica, accompagnato dall'arrivo di importanti precipitazioni nevose su gran parte d'Italia. Anche l'Italia potrebbe essere investita dal Buran , in particolar modo le regioni centro settentrionali e il versante adriatico , meno coinvolte le regioni più meridionali. Read More »

PSL 2018: Irfan, Sangakkara lead newcomer Multan to seven-wicket win

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The Pakistan Super League is being broadcast on Prime TV for Sky subscribers. After all the hype around Pakistan Super League (PSL ) 2018, fans finally witnessed to action in the middle. Zalmi are heading into the match on the back of a seven-wicket defeat in the tournament opener against new franchise Multan Sultans . The new Multan Sultans and the confirmation of a slew of worldwide greats such as Shane Watson and Brendon McCullum has given a lift to fans eager to forget ... Read More »

Parkland students arrive in Florida capital to urge action on gun reform

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The students marched to the Florida State Capitol, one week after deputies said former classmate Nikolas Cruz , 19, killed 17 people and injured more than a dozen more at the school. At a town hall held by CNN in Sunrise, Florida, on Wednesday night, thousands of angry students, teachers and parents booed Republican Sen. Marco Rubio , Bill Nelson and Rep. Read More »

Elijah Brown Leads Oregon Ducks Past Arizona State

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Riding a two game win streak and escaping Tempe for its latest win, the Arizona Wildcats (21-6, 11-3) are trying to finish the season on top of the Pac-12 standings. Dylan Smith started in Trier's place and Alex Barcello played some backup point guard, a role Trier had also been playing before he was suspended Thursday for another positive PED test. Read More »

IL governor demonstrates diversity by drinking chocolate milk

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Bruce Rauner is raising eyebrows for his part in an awkward demonstration on diversity during a Black History Month event earlier this week. He described a glass of plain milk as representative of corporate America today. "You don't get inclusion until you actually stir it up", he added, motioning Rauner to start stirring. "Stir it up!" Stoudemire said. Rauner, showing his advocacy for diversity in the workplace, casts a smile as big as the Prairie State before taking a gulp of the now ... Read More »

Could Adomani Inc (NASDAQ:ADOM) Change Direction After More Shorts?

A number of research firms have commented on TTD . Trade Desk has a one year low of $34.79 and a one year high of $67.30. Trade Desk is looking rather expensive based on its price-to-earnings (PE) ratio of 43.37x. The Trade Desk's guidance for the current quarter calls for $7.5 million in adjusted EBITDA and $73 million in revenue. With 532,600 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 1 days to cover their ADOM's short positions. Read More »

Missouri educators weigh in on idea of arming teachers in schools

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I don't want to take away guns. After the incident, many lawmakers, gun control advocates and student survivors of the Florida school shooting have urged the Trump administration to implement tougher gun measures. We want to teach. "Not one teacher said we should arm teachers", he said. While not all of those officers are armed, each has completed 40 hours of crisis prevention training, first aid, CPR, school law and juvenile law. Read More »

How the Florida School Shooting Turned Into a Gun-Control Movement

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Authorities from Palm Beach and Broward counties followed students to make sure they were safe, a spokesman told the Miami Herald . "Officers can not compete with assault rifles with their regular duty handguns", Pustizzi said. "We've been waiting for you". Other countries have figured out ways to address gun violence, why can't the U.S.? The 17-year-old student at the school trained a camera on fellow students at a park, began broadcasting live on Twitter's Periscope app and asked them ... Read More »

Michael Dell Paid a Record $100.47 Million for Manhattan's One57 Penthouse

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A staggering $100.47 million. The penthouse is located in One57, which is a more than 1,000-foot tall glass tower located on West 57th Street just a few blocks away from Central Park and the Museum of Modern Art. Texas-born billionaire Michael Dell has been revealed as the buyer of a US$100 million (S$130 million) Manhattan penthouse that holds the record for most expensive home purchased in New York, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday (Feb 22). Read More »

Trump Campaign Adviser Pleads Guilty in Russia Probe

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Paul Manafort says in a statement that the plea by Rick Gates on Friday does not change his commitment to defend himself against what he calls "untrue piled up charges". In saying so, Zeldin treated as fact the allegations against Manafort, and while there is a great deal of evidence against him, he - like everyone else - still needs to be proven guilty in a court of law, a reality of which Zeldin is no doubt aware. Read More »

NRA not backing down on guns

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Those who believe they need a gun to protect themselves from rapidly rising crime are misinformed. 'Raise age to 21 and end sale of Bump Stocks! Trump was tweeting his fealty to the NRA by early Thursday and has doubled down on a line straight out of the NRA playbook. Read More »

History of violence: Sheriff releases calls about Florida school shooter

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Rock Deschamps told the deputy that Cruz had been suffering significantly from the loss of his mother and that he didn't want him to go to jail, only to leave the house until he calmed down. Simovitch declined to comment on the probate motion. She pointed the Federal Bureau of Investigation to several Instagram accounts where Cruz had posted photos of sliced-up animals and rifles and ammunition he apparently purchased with money from his mother's life insurance policy. Read More »

Martellus Bennett doesn't want to retire

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And since he was placed on injured reserve at the end of November, not much at all has been heard from Bennett. Could Martellus Bennett play for the Patriots in 2018? Obviously, New England will have to decide whether it wants to keep Bennett around for the second consecutive offseason now that he's confirmed his decision to keep playing. Read More »

Letter to the editor: We must fight Guns-protect-you Disease

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Mayor Bill de Blasio says the best way to disempower the National Rifle Association (NRA) and ensure passage of gun safety legislation is by voting Republican lawmakers out of office, citing a blue wave that is sweeping the nation. The NRA, for example, is dead-set against raising the age limit. The president, a strong supporter of gun rights, is publicly weighing some gun control measures in the wake of the school shooting in Florida last week that left 17 dead . Read More »

Manatee County schools ban backpacks on Friday

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The plan met mostly with approval from the Jacksonville-area school districts and sheriff's offices that will be tasked with implementing it. Each principal will decide what their school will do. "Are we making the smartest decisions?" "What are we missing?" The schools chief also noted that a focus on security is not the only need. On Wednesday, troopers' presence during the day, including at dismissal, helped put many students and staff more at ease, the superintendent said, and with the ... Read More »

US bank, car rental firm end promotions with NRA

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That massacre left 17 people dead, the majority of them students who went to school that day like any other day. "We have been just disgusted by NRATV since its beginning", Shannon Watts, the group's founder, said in a phone interview. Call, write, march.do whatever you can to show enough is enough - we NEED stronger gun laws, we NEED funding for mental health issues, we NEED our students to LIVE so they can change the future of this country". Read More »

NRA CEO Gives First Speech Since Florida School Shooting

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Some teachers have expressed mortification over the idea and questioned how it might work in practice. "We have to harden our schools , not soften them". Grieving parents, who buried their murdered children while Trump played golf last weekend want to know when the carnage will end. A spokesperson for Symantec, which makes the Norton anti-virus software and owns the identity theft protection company LifeLock, said Friday that it has "stopped its discount program" for NRA members. Read More »

Pakistan survives placement on FATF watchlist

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The FATF is an inter-governmental body established in 1989 to promote effective implementation of legal, regulatory and operational measures for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and other related threats to the integrity of the global financial system. Read More »

MP by-poll: FIR against BJP MLA for violating code of conduct

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Both seats are now held by the Congress . The by-elections in both assembly segments have turned into a tussle between chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia. The by-poll is necessitated due to death of Congress MLA Subal Sahu.BJD candidate Rita Sahu, Pranay Sahu of Congress and BJP's Ashok Panigrahi are in the fray. Read More »

Philippine President 'loses trust' in news site, bans it over 'fake news'

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Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II assured press freedom has not been violated when Malacañang made a decision to block a reporter of Rappler from covering President Rodrigo Duterte . Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (L) gestures to US President Donald J. Trump (R) before the opening ceremony of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Manila , Philippines, 13 November 2017. Read More »

National Rifle Association Attacks Gun Control Advocates

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He also pushed hard for arming security guards and many teachers in US schools. Trump did not identify the lawmakers he spoke with. He also said he was considering changing his opposition to banning high capacity magazines that magnify the carnage of mass shooters, another sign of potentially evolving sentiment on guns. Read More »